Press Releases

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 23

    October 23 2014 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

    CRIME PREVENTION MONTH

  • Tokyo Sports Expo 2014 Draws 215,000 Visitors

    October 23 2014 12:00 AM ET

    TOKYO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and Tokyo Sport Benefits Corporation jointly held "Tokyo Sports Expo 2014" on Oct. 11 and 12, 2014, simultaneously at Komazawa Olympic Park and Showa Kinen Park, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games and offer the public a chance to enjoy sports and become more interested in sports.

    ( Photo: http://prw.kyodonews.jp/opn/release/201410224836/ )

  • GigaMedia Announces Third-Quarter 2014 Financial Results

    October 22 2014 11:16 PM ET

    TAIPEI, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Highlights

  • Volaris Reports Third Quarter 2014 Net Profits and Net Margin Expansion on Improving Non-Ticket Revenues per Passenger

    October 22 2014 10:34 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the United States, today announced its financial results for the third quarter 2014.

    Third Quarter 2014 Highlights Performance in a Recovering Fare Environment with Capacity Discipline

    The following financial information, unless otherwise indicated, is presented in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Unless otherwise stated, all comparisons with prior periods refer to the third quarter of 2013.

  • Whistleblower behind DaVita's record $400 million settlement of charges alleging kickbacks to doctors

    October 22 2014 10:06 PM ET

    DENVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A whistleblower lawsuit brought by Phillips & Cohen LLP prompted a federal investigation into the business practices of DaVita Healthcare Partners and has resulted in DaVita paying $400 million to settle civil charges involving kickbacks to doctors.

  • A change in direction and leadership for Port of Call Online, Inc. (POCO)

    October 22 2014 10:01 PM ET

    YUBA CITY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Port of Call Online, Inc. (POCO) issued the following announcement to shareholders noting the appointments of Mr. Arthur Scott Dockter and Ms. Amy Clemens, and the new direction the Company intends to pursue.

    Directors and Officer Appointments

  • Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2014 presents a dazzling and dizzying selection with more than 60,000 pieces of jewellery worth S$2 billion

    October 22 2014 10:00 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singapore Jewellery & Gem Fair 2014 officially opens its doors today, and is glittering up the halls of the Sands Expo and Convention Centre for the second year, until 26 October 2014. Having gathered around 200 international exhibitors from 21 countries under one roof over 10,000 square metres of exhibition space, this fair is the biggest and most significant fine jewellery marketplace in Singapore and the region.

     

  • HomeTriangle Launches Local Service Marketplace in India

    October 22 2014 9:41 PM ET

    BANGALORE, India, Oct.

  • Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai Hosts Global Blockbuster Movie Premiere of Happy New Year

    October 22 2014 9:37 PM ET

    DUBAI, UAE, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Star-studded, Red Carpet Event was Dubai's Most Sought after Invite 

    The international premiere of Director Farah Khan's film, 'Happy New Year.' was held at Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, last night, with the all-star cast including Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah, Sonu Sood and Jackie Shroff.

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  • Exhibition of the Works of Acclaimed Chinese Artists Held at United Cultural Museum in Suqian, China

    October 22 2014 9:36 PM ET

    SUQIAN, China, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Artists and businessmen from across China recently assembled in the city of Suqian in northern Jiangsu province to witness a gala cultural event on the banks of Luoma Lake.

  • Ebola Detection Using Rapid Tests and ELISA Kits for Humans and Animals

    October 22 2014 9:28 PM ET

    SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Antonio, Texas-based Biotech Company Alpha Diagnostic Int'l (ADI) has developed and released several convenient, rapid, and sensitive ELISA test kits for the detection of major Ebola viral protein antibodies (Glycoprotein, GP; Nucleoprotein, NP, and Viral Protein 40 or VP40).  The antibody ELISA kits are available not only for human samples but also for monkey, dog and mouse as some of the Ebola vaccines are first tested in the animal and primate model. 

  • Custom Guitar Maker Wins $20,000 First Prize in 2014 COSE Business Pitch Competition

    October 22 2014 9:26 PM ET

    CLEVELAND, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ryan Schoeneman of Colby Featherbottom's Custom Sound Machines in Parma, Ohio took home the $20,000 first prize in the 2014 COSE Business Pitch Competition.  Colby builds custom body shape electric guitars from their client's own design using CNC robotics, instant cured finishes, and intuitive design software.

  • Alaa Pasha named Vivonet's new President and Chief Executive Officer

    October 22 2014 8:26 PM ET

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vivonet Acquisitions Ltd. is pleased to
    announce that Alaa Pasha has joined the company as its new President
    and Chief Executive Officer. He will assume the role previously held
    by Ryan Volberg, who will remain involved as a shareholder and advisor.

    (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153865LOGO)

  • The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance Praises Lawmakers For The Passage Of The Greenhouse Gas Regulation Implementation Act

    October 22 2014 8:20 PM ET

    HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance (PCA), along with labor, businesses and electric ratepayers statewide praise Gov. Corbett for signing into law House Bill 2354. This measure which passed the House and Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support establishes a deliberate review process inclusive of all stakeholders to guide DEP in developing a state plan to comply with pending federal carbon emission reduction regulations (EPA's Clean Power Plan).

  • CoreLogic Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

    October 22 2014 8:10 PM ET

    IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreLogic (NYSE:CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014.

  • Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Willbros Group, Inc.

    October 22 2014 8:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Willbros Group, Inc. ("Willbros" or the "Company") (NYSE: WG), concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders.

    On October 22, 2014, Willbros disclosed that it will need to restate its second quarter 2014 financial statements.  The restatement will reverse approximately $8 million in pre-tax income and include $14 million or more in estimated pre-tax losses. 

  • Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Retrophin, Inc.

    October 22 2014 8:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Retrophin, Inc. ("Retrophin" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: RTRX), concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders.

  • DaVita Kidney Care Finalizes DOJ Settlement

    October 22 2014 8:01 PM ET

    DENVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), today announced it has finalized its comprehensive settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and certain other federal agencies regarding allegations of improperly structured joint ventures with certain physician partners.

  • Pastor Chuck Swindoll's Teaching Ministry Challenges Federal Government's HHS Abortion Pill Mandate

    October 22 2014 7:55 PM ET

    FRISCO, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Liberty Institute filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on behalf of Insight for Living Ministries (IFLM), the Bible-teaching ministry of well-known ministry leader, Pastor Charles R. Swindoll, founder and senior pastor-teacher of Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas, and former president and current chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary.

  • Weatherford Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results

    October 22 2014 7:34 PM ET

    BAAR, Switzerland, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International plc (NYSE: WFT) reported net income before charges of $248 million ($0.32 diluted earnings per share on a non-GAAP basis) on revenues of $3.88 billion for the third quarter of 2014.

    Third Quarter 2014 Highlights